Robinson is a member of the Jonesboro University Rotary Club and serves on the Simmons Bank Red Wolves
Of all the intrigue presented by the Ducks' matchup with Gus Malzahn's Red Wolves
, paramount is the first career start for quarterback Marcus Mariota, and how he reacts.
Fostering has been a successful practice within the red wolf captive-breeding program, but this marks the first time zoo-born red wolves
have been placed into the wild at a very young age.
Jennifer Dagan, a wildlife biologist with USFWS in North Carolina, says today about 225 red wolves
survive in the wild and at breeding centers throughout the country.
"We did support the Red Wolves
," Allison said with a laugh when we tracked him down by phone on Jan.
Given the presence of a new coaching staff for the Ducks' season opening opponent Saturday, Arkansas State, there's little to be gleaned from reviewing tape of the Red Wolves
from last season.
Scientists noted another trait common to both red wolves
and eastern wolves--the tendency to hybridize with coyotes, Canis latrans (Wilson et al.
That's more than twice the $850,000 Harsin was paid this year to lead the Red Wolves
to a 7-5 record and a berth in the GoDaddy Bowl.
He held that position when the Ducks and Tigers met in the national title game after the 2010 season, but exactly how much of his system will be in place for his first game with the Red Wolves
In his only season at Arkansas State, Harsin led the Red Wolves
to a 7-5 record and a share of the Sun Belt Conference title.
The Red Wolves
secured both a guaranteed game on ESPN or ESPN2 in 2011 plus a payout of $950,000 for taking the game.
Becomes third football coach to leave Red Wolves
in three years.